Lagarde Malbec 2020
Luján de Cuyo – Mendoza. Planted in: 1906, 1930, 1995. Altitude: 850 and 980 masl.
Two types of plantations: Low vine training. Surface irrigation: Cane and spur pruning. High density plantation. And high vine training. Drip irrigation. Cordon pruning with spurs. Average yield: 100 q/ha.
In stainless steal tanks with daily pumpovers and a controlled temperature under 30 °C.The maceration lasts for about 14 days, depending on daily tastings. The Malolactic fermentation is spontaneous.
A 50% of the wine was in oak barrels for 8-10 months (80% French and 20% American).
Storage in bottle
Over 5 years.
||TOTAL ACIDITY 5.9 g/l
|SUGAR RESIDUE 2.9
||NUMBER OF BOTTLES
COLOR: intense violet red.
AROMA: ripe red fruits and jams. Soft notes of vanilla, chocolate and smokey scents.
FLAVOR: balanced with good structure.
Ideal with grilled meats or pasta with red sauces.